One of the suspects accused of stealing a cell phone and wallet in the South Bronx on July 7, 2021.
Photos courtesy NYPD
The NYPD is looking for two individuals who allegedly assaulted and robbed a man in the South Bronx earlier this month.
According to the NYPD, on July 7, at 12:55 a.m., in the vicinity of Jerome Avenue and East 171st Street, two individuals allegedly assaulted a 25-year-old man and stole his cell phone and wallet.
The duo fled the scene on foot westbound on Macombs Road. The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of the attack.
The first individual is a male, Black, 5’6″; last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, red sweatpants and red sneakers.
The second individual is a male, Black, 5’6″; last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a white tank top, black sweatpants and gray sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
Jason Cohen is a reporter for the Bronx Times. Originally from New Jersey, he moved to the Bronx five years ago.
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